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Explore Brighton & Hove’s history in ebooks

QueenSpark Books is delighted to announce the launch of six e-books, digital versions of some of our most popular and out-of-print titles, alongside one of our recent bestsellers: You can buy copies of the books using Amazon Kindle, Google Play, the Apple store, and other Android outlets - just go to your chosen website and search [...]

October 19th, 2016|

From our archives …. Brighton & Hove Albion

Photographic Archive Every month we show you images from our online digital archive - the Brighton and Hove Photographic Collection. This photograph shows goalmouth action at Brighton & Hove Albion at the Albion -v- Barnsley game on 5th April 1969. Taken at the Goldstone stadium on the Old Shoreham Road, Hove by photographer Leslie Whitcomb. [...]

September 12th, 2016|
  • Brighton: The Graphic Novel

Brighton the Graphic Novel e-book

The digital version now online.. you can buy copies of the book using: Amazon Kindle Google Play the Apple store Android outlets ..just go to your chosen website and search by title for the book. Or just go to our book page for details.. About The Book - A tribute to the unique history of the [...]

February 28th, 2016|
  • illusion of gender

The Illusion of Gender

Photo by Sharon Kilgannon, This is Reuben's testimony in Chapter Six (Safety, abuse, fear, violence, mis-gendering, barriers) of the ground-breaking Brighton Trans*formed book. It’s only four years ago a trans woman was murdered in Brighton, but compared to other places it is very safe.  Maybe if I was in Russia or Greece or even parts of America, up north in England, [...]

February 24th, 2016|
  • QueenSpark Books

First Book

The success of the campaign and popularity of the 'QueenSpark' newspaper inspired others to continue writing about life in Brighton and QueenSpark Books was born. The first book to be published in 1974 was an autobiography. Written by Albert Paul and entitled Poverty - Hardship but Happiness, it details the poverty and difficulties Albert personally [...]

February 10th, 2016|
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Personal Stories

Many of the early books written in the mid to late seventies were based on individual people’s memoirs of life in Brighton. A typical autobiography is A Town Beehive written in 1975 by Daisy Noakes, shown here in "her first hat that fitted". The hat (and coat) cost £1. Daisy started a family trend - she [...]

February 5th, 2016|
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